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We are a world class audit company that provides ethical, sustainable, quality solutions.

We work with our customers in the primary sector to develop, implement and audit animal welfare, environmental, and food safety assurance programmes.

Our experienced team of accredited auditors check processes on-farm and in factory to ensure compliance regulations are met.  We strive to deliver an innovative, high quality, value-added audit service, nationwide.

We are a registered training provider, designing and delivering bespoke skills training programmes across the primary industry. For clients interested in eLearning, we offer a flexible, low-cost online training solution.

Historically, the majority of our work has been working to support the dairy industry however as we have grown, we now incorporate pigs, poultry, sheep and beef, fertiliser manufacturing and spreading.

What sets us apart from our competitors is the use of technology. We design and develop bespoke digital solutions to support our robust audit practices and to help improve efficiency for our clients.

From small beginnings to where we are today

QCONZ was founded in 1999 by a small group of agricultural food safety specialists operating in the Waikato region of New Zealand.

In 2009 QCONZ expanded internationally with sister companies in Australia and Brazil. QCONZ Australia and QCONZ AL provide similar services to our New Zealand operation.

Today QCONZ delivers the farm dairy audit programme for Fonterra, nation-wide, and we work closely with all major Dairy Companies in the North Island.

Our PurposeTe Pūtake

Providing ethical, sustainable, quality solutions

Our MissionWhakatakanga

Our ValuesNgā Uarā

  • Showing support and loyalty to our team and to our customers
  • Valuing honesty, reliability, and transparency
  • Providing quality and excellence in everything we do
  • Adding value and improving services whenever possible


ISO 9001 certified 
QCONZ New Zealand is ISO 9001:2015 certified. We are audited annually by Telarc to ensure our Quality Management Systems meet this international standard.

ISO 17020 accredited
QCONZ New Zealand is an inspection body, formally accredited to ISO 17020:2012 standard. Our scope of accreditation is for “Farm Dairy Assessments to NZCP2 Code of Practice for the Assessment of Farm Dairies”. QCONZ is a recognised agency for delivering Farm Dairy Assessments and is audited annually by IANZ.

ISO 17065 accredited certification body
QCONZ is an accredited certification body. We are accredited by JAS-ANZ to the ISO 17065 standard. Our scope of accreditation includes the Synlait ‘Lead with Pride’ programme.